Monday, 17 August 2015

Tuna Cutlets Recipe!!!

"Cutlets"when i think of cutlets i can only imagine of Mackerel cutlets which my mum makes and its so yummy in taste !! In Goa we basically make cutlets out of mackerels or any other fish which is very meaty.Cutlets are the common snacks in goan homes and children are the main guest who relish it .But to day i m going to prepare canned Tuna cutlets since it was available in my fridge. Cutlets are prepared by boiling the fish first in water and by then mixing with some amazing spices,later shaping it onto roundels or cylindrical form and shallow fried on tawa.So lets begin :).

Servings 4-5
Total preparation time:30 min
Cooking time 15 min

100 Gram of Canned Tuna fish
1 medium size boiled potato
1 Egg
Bread crumb
Oil for Shallow frying
1 Large onion chopped finely
salt as per taste

For the green paste
2 Green chilies
1 cup of coriander leaves
1/2 stick of cinnamon
1 cardamom
5 cloves
5 pepper corns
1 Table spoon of vinegar(should grind the green paste to vinegar)


  • First Make the thick green paste by adding all the ingredients mention above.(do not make watery paste)
  • Than remove the tuna meat from the tin to a bowl and mash it properly,than add boiled potatoes,salt and mash it well.
  • Keep a pan on stove,add little oil and saute the onions till translucent,than add the mashed mixture of tuna and saute in the onions.
  • Add the green paste to the pan and again mix well into the tuna and cook for more 5 min by continuously stirring.
  • Than let the mixture cool down,once cooled at room temperature add egg and again mix well.
  • In one plate add bread crumbs and on the other hand make small round cutlets of the tuna mixture roll it into bread crumbs and shallow fry till golden brown.
  • Serve hot either as snack or starter.JUST YUMMMILICIOUS !!!